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Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780)

Имаго  (Carcharodus alceae)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae genus Carcharodus → species Carcharodus alceae

Species name(s)

Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780) = Papilio alceae Esper, 1780 = malvarum Hoffmannsegg, 1804 = Spilothyrus aestiva Hormuzaki, 1897 = Hesperia australis Zeller, 1847 = Carcharodus claraminima Verity 1937 = Carcharodus claraustralis Verity 1937 = Carcharodus corsicus Picard 1948 = Carcharodus exigua Verity 1940 = Erynnis fulvocarens Verity, 1925 = Erynnis griseofulva Verity, 1924 = Erynnis magnaaustralis Verity, 1924 = Papilio malvarum Hoffmansegg, 1804 = Hesperia nostras Zeller, 1847 = Erynnis praeaustralis Verity, 1924.

Mallow Skipper


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  (Carcharodus alceae)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West (?), The European Central Black Earth, the European Central, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, South West Siberian, South Ural . [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Portugal (mainland), Russia,Sardinia, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Malva, Malva sylvestris, Malva moschata, Malva neglecta, Malva pusilla. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Carcharodus alceae


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Igor Sakhno, Olga Cherepanova.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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